La taquicardia es una afección en la que el corazón late a un ritmo anormalmente rápido de más de cien latidos por minuto. Este tipo de arritmia es causado por una anomalía en el sistema eléctrico del corazón. La taquicardia se puede tratar quirúrgica o farmacológicamente.
- Last Reviewed on 10/10/2008
- Larry A. Weinrauch, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and Private practice specializing in Cardiovascular Disease, Watertown, MA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.
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